Paper-based Fingerprint Service:
Manual paper-based fingerprinting service for criminal record verification takes an average of 120 days to complete for individuals who do not have a criminal record and have never been fingerprinted for a criminal offence in Canada. If a criminal record is encountered during the verification process, the turnaround time could exceed 120 days.
Electronic Fingerprint Service:
Provides a much faster, secure criminal record verification with 72 hour turnaround for individuals who do not have a criminal record.